CT Moves to Phase 3 and Nighttime Roadwork on Baldwin Bridge

Posted on September 25, 2020 by jpheasant


Governor Lamont Announces Phase 3

Yesterday, Governor Lamont Announced Phase 3 is set to take effect on Thursday, October 8.

Phase 3 Business Updates include:

  • Increase from 50 percent to 75 percent capacity indoors – subject to COVID-19 safety requirements – for restaurants, personal services, hair salons, barber shops, and libraries;
  • Outdoor event venues (e.g. amphitheaters, race tracks, etc.) will increase from 25 percent to 50 percent capacity with masks and social distancing requirements;
  • Indoor

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Energy & Technology Committee Informational Forum re: Isaias Storm Response, Electricity Rate Increases

Posted on August 21, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


The Legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee will hold a virtual Informational Forum on Tropical Storm Isaias Response and Electric Utility Rate Increases with invited speakers on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. via ZOOM. This is in addition to the Monday, August 24 PURA regulatory hearing to investigate rate increases.  

For interested residents you will be able to access the livestream of the virtual Informational Forum by visiting

The Energy Committee is requesting that

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Storm Update: Friday, August 7

Posted on August 7, 2020 by admin


Dear Friends & Neighbors,

I hope you and your family are staying safe in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias and the power outages it caused.

First off, I want to thank all our town crews, first responders, linemen, tree crews, and others who have done their best to clear our streets, keep us safe, and to get our power back on. The men and women who are the boots-on-the-ground and who have worked tirelessly deserve our thanks and recognition.

Eversource now estimates that most everyone’s power will

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State Rep. Devin Carney Seeking to Highlight Local Heroes

Posted on April 29, 2020 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) is seeking nominations from constituents for 23rd District Heroes.  He hopes to recognize local individuals, groups, or businesses, those going above and beyond to help others in Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook, for their service during this difficult time.

“There are so many people, groups and businesses doing so much for our towns and our state right now, including many who have put their own health and safety at risk.  I’d like to recognize

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Guidance Maintaining an Adequate Supply of Chronic Prescription Medication during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 21, 2020 by jpheasant


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been closely monitoring the medical supply chain in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding that it may be impacted, potentially leading to supply disruptions or shortages.

The Department of Consumer Protection’s (DCP) Drug Control Division has been monitoring FDA actions, and cares deeply about the significant impact that this pandemic may have on patient care. The FDA and DCP are doing everything within their authority to help

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Small Business Conference Call on COVID-19 Relief Programs

Posted on April 7, 2020 by jpheasant


CT Small Business Conference Call
Thursday, April 9, 1-2 pm
Call: 888.456.0356; Passcode: 2802806#

The event will be hosted by the Governor’s Office, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the CT departments of Economic and Community Development, Banking, and Insurance.

Topics include:

  • Federal Paycheck Protection Program
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Grants
  • Connecticut initiatives to assist businesses and residents
  • Mortgage deferment and assistance
  • Health insurance grace period

To read

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Resource Information for Coronavirus and Helpful Links

Posted on March 18, 2020 by jpheasant


List of Emergency Orders Issued by Governor Lamont

To view the complete list of executive orders enacted by Governor Lamont, click here.

March 10, 2020: Declaration of Civil Preparedness and Public Health Emergencies

For a list of Emergency Orders from our State Agencies: Click Here


The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have created a series of informational tips and resources in order to; protect yourself and others,

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State Rep. Devin Carney Promotes Reading Through Nationwide Event

Posted on March 5, 2020 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) paid visits to Mile Creek Elementary School in Old Lyme, Kathleen E. Goodwin Elementary in Old Saybrook, and Lyme Consolidated School on Monday reading to children as part of Read Across America Day.

Established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998, Read Across America Day takes place annually on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss’ birthday. It has become the largest reading event in the country.

“I can’t overstate how enjoyable these types of

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Capitol Update (2/24 – 2/28)

Posted on March 3, 2020 by jpheasant


Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Ceremony
Last Tuesday, I had the privilege of participating in a Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Ceremony to honor and recognize Korea and Vietnam-era veterans from Old Lyme. These brave men and women served our country with distinction and honor and I am glad our state is recognizing them and saying ‘thank you’ for their service and sacrifice.

To view more photos from this event, click here.

To view photos from the event in Old Saybrook, click here.

To view photos

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State Rep. Carney to Host Legislative Updates in Lyme and Old Saybrook

Posted on February 3, 2020 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-32) will be hosting legislative updates this month in the towns of Lyme and Old Saybrook to provide residents with an opportunity to speak with him about issues affecting the community, answer questions about state and local government, and discuss the start to the 2020 legislative session.

WHEN: Thursday, February 13th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lyme Public Library (Community Room),
482 Hamburg Rd., Lyme

WHEN: Thursday, February 20th from

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